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MRI at Civil Hospital Karachi awaits repair since 7 months
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MRI at Civil Hospital Karachi awaits repair since 7 months

Karachi: The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine installed one year ago, at Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), is not operational since the past seven months, due to delay in repair work, involving Helium gas inputs. Helium gas is apparently not available due to its shortage in the market. With this malfunction and long-delayed repair work, the…

Pakistan likely to face International travel restrictions
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Pakistan likely to face International travel restrictions

RAWALPINDI: According to recent media reports, Pakistan might be subjected to travel restrictions, due to its poor control on the spread of polio virus, whereby 56 cases of polio were detected from different parts of the country. An independent International Health Regulations Emergency Committee comprising of 21 members, was formed as per the recommendations of…

Red Crescent Society suffers due to financial constraints.
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Red Crescent Society suffers due to financial constraints.

KARACHI: Pakistan Red Crescent Society’s (PRCS) Sindh chapter is suffering from serious financial constraints, with are causing operational stoppages and suspension of critical humanitarian services like it’s blood bank facilities. Currenty, the remaining services of PRCS are being barely funded by donations from some generous philanthropistsAccording to the treasurer of PRCS Sindh- Shaikh Jalaluddin; the…

Rising Controversy around MDTF Project in KPK
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Rising Controversy around MDTF Project in KPK

PESHAWAR: In a surprising unfolding of events, the multi-million project initiated by the World Bank for enabling health-reforms in KPK province (MDTF) – has caused the dismissal of Shaukat Yousuf Zai – the Health Minister and Arbab Shehzad – the Chief Secretary. The project has now been surprisingly awarded to two well-known NGOs. According to…

Report on Drug Abuse statistics in Pakistan
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Report on Drug Abuse statistics in Pakistan

According to a recent report on Drug-abuse statistics in Pakistan, which came as a shock for the legal and medical fraternities; More than 4.2 million people in Pakistan are addicted to narcotics and drugs. The report was titled as ‘Drug Use in Pakistan’. Most of these addicts began by seeking recreation from drugs that are…

MS of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital suspended
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MS of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital suspended

KARACHI: The Medical Superintendent of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital – Dr Nadeem Rajput was recently suspended, along with 4 other doctors on charges of professional negligence. The recent death of a male patient, suspectedly after being given wrong injections, at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, has led to the suspension of these doctors. To replace the suspended…

Singer Abrar Ul Haq’s hospital
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Singer Abrar Ul Haq’s hospital

Renowned Pakistani singer and philanthropist Abrar ul Haq had been working towards the noble mission of building a hospital and medical college in his hometown Narowal in Punjab. Abrar’s manager – Waseem Ilyass recently revealed the good news that the college has now reached its final stage of completion and almost 90 per cent work…

Medical Editors’ Conference held at UHS
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Medical Editors’ Conference held at UHS

Medical Experts attending the 2nd National Conference, held recently on – “Challenges and Opportunities in Scientific Publishing” held extensive discussions to reach the conclusion that; A dire need exists for improving the; networking, understanding and learning for medical editors and reviewers in Pakistan. This will ensure standardization of research and quality of publications. Pakistan Association…

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